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Correlational findings

Study Ryff & Keyes (1995): study US 1990

Public:
25+ aged, USA, 199?
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 1108
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: telephone (CATI)

Correlate

Authors's label
Positive relations with others
Our Classification
Operationalization
Self report on 3 items rated on a 6-point scale ranging from completely disagree to completely agree.
-High scorers: have warm, satisfying, trusting relationships with others; are concerned about the welfare of others; capable of strong empathy, affection, and intimacy; understandings give and take of human relationships.
-Low scorers: have few close, trusting relationships with others; find it difficult to be warm, open and concerned about others; are isolated and frustrated in interpersonal relationships; not willing to make compromises to sustain importunities with others

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks M-TH-cm-sq-v-4-b r = +.38 p < .00 C-BW-?-sq-?-11-a r = +.40 p < .00